Telco industry ‘not fully informed’ on national security risks: Australian govt

The government has so far blocked attempts to learn why Chinese network vendor Huawei was banned from tendering for contracts for the construction of the National Broadband Network (NBN), but the attorney-general’s latest discussion paper might provide a clue to its thinking.In kicking off the parliamentary inquiry into telecommunications interception laws, announced on Monday, the Attorney-General’s Department also provided a 61-page discussion paper analysing how current legislation lags behind advances in technology and changes in the structure of the telecommunications industry.To continue reading this ZDNet report, go to:

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